Tendon Lengthening: Is It A Viable Option For Forefoot Ulcers?

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Here you can see a typical neuropathic forefoot ulcer before tendon lengthening (gastrocnemius-soleus and posterior tibial).
This photo depicts the same patient’s foot two months after tendon lengthening. Researchers say TAL promotes healing of chronic foot ulcers.
Tendon Lengthening: Is It A Viable Option For Forefoot Ulcers?
A Closer Look At Recurrence Rates In Different Studies
A Closer Look At Recurrence Rates In Different Studies
By J. Monroe Laborde, MD, MS

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